Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB)

2019 Fed CCAR Gift to Warren Buffett: Dividend Hikes and Buybacks Galore for All Major Banks

At the end of June, the Federal Reserve now releases its annual Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR). This exercise includes a quantitative assessment for the top banks that operate ...
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Inverted Yield Curve Could Threaten Regional Banks’ High Dividends

Last week's inverted yield curve has brought on much debate over the health of the U.S. economy at a time when global growth is petering out. Inverted yield curves, or ...
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Wednesday’s Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Stocks opened marginally higher on Wednesday after a mixed week, with the Dow Jones industrials underperforming due to Boeing's woes dominating the price-weighted index. It is important to keep in ...
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11 Banks With the Most Consumer Complaints

Since its creation in 2011, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has returned nearly $12.5 billion to more than 31 million U.S. consumers. When former South Carolina Congressman Mick Mulvaney ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMD, Caterpillar, NRG, Nvidia, P&G, Square, Red Hat, Transocean, Viacom, Wisdom Tree and More

Stocks were flat in the early morning hours on Thursday, but futures turned higher on all three major U.S. equity indexes. The markets are back to challenging their highs as ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: DocuSign, Embraer, Goodyear Tire, Macy’s, Micron, Raytheon, Smartsheet and More

Stocks were sharply higher on Monday after trade tensions with China seem to be coming to quicker end, and the major equity indices were indicated higher on Tuesday as well. ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

May 21, 2018: The S&P 500 closed up 0.7% at 2,733.03. The DJIA closed up 1.2% at 25,013.36. Separately, the Nasdaq was up 0.5% at 7,394.04. Monday was a positive ...
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Are MB Financial Shareholders Getting Enough in the Merger?

MB Financial Inc. (NASDAQ: MBFI) saw its shares make a handy gain to start the week after it was announced that it would be merging with Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB). ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 24, 2018: The S&P 500 closed down 1.3% at 2,634.56. The DJIA closed down 1.7% at 24,024.13. Separately, the Nasdaq was down 1.7% at 7,007.35. Tuesday was another down ...
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Analysts Keep Raising Target Prices on Financial Stocks After Earnings

Earnings season is underway and that markets are pushing even higher highs. The recent tax reform law has aided many of these companies and markets, making these new highs a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Buffalo Wild Wings, Gap, Hain Celestial, PayPal, Salesforce.com, Splunk and More

Stocks bounced handily on Thursday after several days of consecutive selling, and the markets were looking for direction on Friday. The tax reform plan has passed its first hurdle, but ...
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Big Analyst Downgrades Weigh on Bank Stock Valuations

Many investors have heard the term "merger Monday" before, but what about "bank stock downgrade Monday" as a new term? In the daily upgrades and downgrades from 24/7 Wall St., ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AbbVie, Baker Hughes, CSX, Micron, Nucor, PepsiCo, Western Digital and More

Stocks were indicated to open higher on Monday after hitting all-time highs the prior week. The one trend that has been proven time after time in this eight-year bull market ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Bank of America, Fitbit, Teva Pharma, Disney, Regions Financial, Noble, Sysco and More

Wednesday is looking like it could bring a down open for the Dow Jones Industrial Average. Before thinking it is a huge worry, keep in mind that the market is ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Arch Coal, Dow Chemical, Netflix, Mylan, Under Armour, United Technologies and More

Stocks were indicated marginally lower on Monday. With another presidential debate having passed, a muted jobs report, a continued Federal Reserve jawboning about higher rates and more, you might think that ...
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